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Where is the French wood market heading in 2022?

It is difficult to say today how the French timber market will evolve in 2022. Due to the health crisis [...]

Canadian lumber giants expand into U.S., amid fight over tariffs

The U.S. South is becoming an increasingly important lumber supplier in North America, bolstered by Canadian companies gaining easy [...]

UK’s timber import volumes showing a return to regular winter pattern

    UK's timber and panel product import volumes continued to show a steady decline in Q4 [...]

Czech sawmills expect some stabilization in both lumber sales and prices

The year 2021 was a year of unexpected extremes for the Czech sawmills. Especially in the prices and sales of [...]

Log and sawnwood availability in Vietnam problematic and price a major issue

Due to the impact of Covid-19 imported wood raw materials from major suppliers is now problematic.    [...]

US lumber prices crash 30% in 2 weeks

   Lumber prices have plummeted 30% over the past two weeks as the housing market cools down.   [...]

US to reduce tariffs on most softwood producers, raise them for West Fraser

With its latest preliminary review on Canadian softwood lumber shipments, the U.S. Department of Commerce is indicating it will [...]

Swedish sawmill giants post considerable rise in sales and profits for 2021

    Three of Sweden's largest sawmilling groups, SCA, Holmen and Setra posted more than expected financial [...]

Mayr-Melnhof Holz completes acquisition of Bergkvist Siljan; becomes Europe’s 3rd sawmill group

The Austrian competition authorities approved the acquisition of Bergkvist Siljan AB by Mayr-Melnhof Holz, one of the leading companies [...]

Dynamic recovery in European construction in 2021 and 2022, says Euroconstruct

According to the new estimate, the total construction output in the Euroconstruct area decreased by 4.7% in 2020, a [...]